Former Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sapar Isakov wished journalists a happy New Year. He conveyed his congratulations to 24.kg news agency through his lawyer Bakyt Avtandil uulu.
In his letter, the former head of the Cabinet expressed gratitude to the media for the work that they daily tirelessly carry out.
Having been behind bars for more than a year and a half, I really realized the importance of freedom of speech and the burden that you, dear independent journalists, bear. May God give you health and a lot of strength!Sapar Isakov
Recall, the former Prime Minister was sentenced to 15 years in prison for corruption during modernization of the Bishkek Heating and Power Plant.